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Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operations


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    60 hours / 8 days
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

For Course Specific details:
Capt Agus Kassim
Course Coordinator
Phone: 68706050

Course Objective

To provide training at an advanced level for management level officers such as Masters, Chief Engineer Officers, Chief Mates, Second Engineer Officers and any person onboard oil tankers who have immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging, care in transit and/or handling of the oil cargo.

The course meets the requirements under 2010 Manila Amendments to STCW convention Chapter V, Regulation V, as applicable for oil tanksers.

Course Outline

The training will include (amongst others):  

• Performing and monitoring all oil tanker cargo operations
• Familiarity with physical and chemical properties of oil cargoes
• Taking precaution to prevent hazards from oil cargo, applying occupational health and safety precautions
• Responding to emergencies on oil tankers
• Precautions to prevent the environmental pollution from oil tankers
• Monitoring and controlling compliance with legislative requirements
• Compliance with MARPOL Annex I regulations 

Minimum Requirements

The participant should:
1. be at least 18 years of age;
2. have satisfactorily completed an approved Basic Tanker Training Course, OR have had at least 3 months sea service on board any type of tanker;
3. have a good working knowledge of the English Language (spoken or written).

Certification / Accreditation

• For candidates who meets minimum entry criteria, STCW Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course. 

• For candidates who do not meet minimum entry criteria, Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

The possession of an Advanced Tanker Safety Certificate (appropriate for the type of tanker the participant is likely to serve on) is one of the requirements for the issue of an appropriate Dangerous Cargo Endorsement (s) under the Singapore Merchant Shipping (Deck Officers) and (Marine Engineer Officers) Regulations.

Suitable for

CoC3 / CoC5 holders 
Any personnel wishing to understand and broaden their knowledge regarding handling of oil cargo operations

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $1,800.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $1,620.00 $43.20 $223.20
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $1,260.00 $43.20 $583.20
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $1,260.00 $43.20 $583.20
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $1,620.00 $43.20 $223.20
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $144.00 $1,944.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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